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We hold regular events

We hold regular events, and our members are regular speakers at conferences and events. Events have been disrupted by the measures introduced during the COVID-19 pandemic but further information will be provided in due course.

The 2021 NCUP (Virtual) Annual Education lecture, was delivered on 17 February by Sir Anthony Seldon. He spoke on: “A New Vision for Higher Education Post Covid-19: From Policy-Takers to Policy-Makers” For a report on the lecture and links to YouTube and a podcast please see here. For an announcement on recent HEPI Publications see here.
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Patron of NCUP

Baroness Pauline Perry

For a message from the NCUP’s patron, Baroness Pauline Perry, for the 2021 AGM, see here.

Baroness Perry is an educationalist, a Conservative politician and a member of the British House of Lords. She served as one of Her Majesty’s  Inspectors of Schools in England for 17 years, in 1981[…]

Advance notices


The 2021 NCUP (Virtual) Annual Education lecture, was delivered on 17 February by Sir Anthony Seldon.

He spoke on: “A New Vision for Higher Education Post Covid-19: From Policy-Takers to Policy-Makers”

For a report on the lecture and links to YouTube and a podcast please see here.

Open Consultation:

Post-qualification admissions in higher education: proposed changes

Please see link here (open until 09:30 13 May 2021)

News in brief

For more details see HERE.

Council member Barry Quinn in the news

Council member Dr Barry Quinn of King's College London volunteered to support the national vaccination programme and also participate in the King's Civic Challenge by working to distribute donated food in support of Borough Food Cooperative to help tackle food insecurity duding the pandemic. A report on the event can be found here.

Winners of NCUP Travel Awards Announced

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Winners of the 2019-20 NCUP Bursaries

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Brescia Colloquium May 2020

The Brescia 2020 Colloquium at Lake Garda scheduled for May this year was postponed until 7-9 May 2021 and a report on the event can be found here.